This morning I was honored and humbled to supply preach and celebrate with Grand Rapids’ historic African-American Episcopal church, St. Philip’s. Here’s what I said.
First we embraced Strategic Doing as a parish. Then, one of our meetings led us to make homebrew for the crowd celebrating Christ’s resurrection at the Easter Vigil.
In Kevin M. Lowe’s new book Baptized with the Soil, I discover that the Christian food movement has a long lineage. Is God renewing a movement that simply skipped a generation?
When you listen to your bishop’s Convention Address and think “more people need these words,” you ask permission to republish it on your blog…
A lot has been happening in my life and ministry – so much, it needs a series. Here’s part one! Including a video about youth ministry integrating creation care and discipleship, right on our church property.
A good Earth Day sermon is hard to write. I didn’t try it myself this year! But when I was sent this one, I decided it was so good it had to be shared.
When the bishop asked, “What does our diocese most need?” I answered with four words. Then I realized: nobody knew what I was talking about.
Spending a million dollars for renewal in the Episcopal Church is a drop in the bucket of the current budget, but leveraging the internet enables it to make a pretty big splash.
It’s halfway through September, and clearly I haven’t been writing on this blog. It is not because I haven’t been writing! On October 8th, the diocesan profile for the Episcopal Diocese of Western Michigan’s bishop search process is scheduled to go live on our website. I didn’t write much of the profile, but I am […]
I was sick for most of June. Note the scenic location of my recent vacation: But that’s not the only reason I haven’t been blogging lately. The other reason is that I am spending online time another way: as a member and communications coordinator of the Episcopal Diocese of Western Michigan’s Bishop Search Team. Among […]